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China to help Indian teachers learn Chinese


August 25th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 25 (IANS) Teachers in India will now get to learn Chinese under an agreement reached between the Indian education board and China's overseas language institute.The Confucius Institute Headquarters ... Read more...

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Road safety to figure in school curricula


July 11th, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) As India maintains the dubious distinction of having one of the worst road safety records in the world, reflecting the lack of a culture in ... Read more...

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UP ups taxes on tobacco products


June 30th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 30 (IANS) The Akhilesh Yadav government in Uttar Pradesh has increased taxes on all types of tobacco products in the state in a bid to deter their use, ... Read more...

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The new IIT exam pattern (Factfile)


June 28th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
The Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) Council Wednesday struck a compromise with the human resource development ministry on the new pattern of entrance examinations. Here are its salient features:* There will ... Read more...

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IITs agree to a compromise, but retain hold on test (Second Lead, correcting spelling)


June 28th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Ending the impasse over the entrance to the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT), the IIT Council Wednesday struck a compromise with the human resource ... Read more...

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IITs agree to a compromise, but retain hold on test (Lead)


June 27th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Ending the impasse over the entrance to the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT), the IIT Council Wednesday struck a compromise with the human resource ... Read more...

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‘Common test will put rural students at a disadvantage’


May 28th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 28 (IANS) Anand Kumar, who founded the 'Super 30', Bihar's widely acclaimed free coaching centre, Monday said that despite the good intentions of the joint councils of IITs, ... Read more...

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CBSE toppers euphoric, credit parents and teachers


May 28th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) The usually staid and quiet school administrative offices Monday reverberated with squeals of delight and laughter and congratulatory remarks as the Central Board of Secondary ... Read more...

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School marks can’t be revealed under RTI: Court


May 27th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Delhi High Court has ruled that the marks secured by a student in the secondary school examination cannot be obtained even under the Right to ... Read more...

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Oxford to take Indian school toppers


March 24th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kharagpur (West Bengal), March 24 (IANS) Oxford University has decided to allow the toppers of ISC and CBSE exams entry to its undergraduate courses from 2013, an university official said.The ... Read more...

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Oxford University to allow direct entries to ISC and CBSE toppers


March 24th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kharagpur (West Bengal), March 24 (IANS) The hallowed Oxford University has decided to allow the toppers of ISC and CBSE exams direct entry to its undergraduate courses from the academic ... Read more...

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UP cabinet approves Samajwadi Party’s polls sops


March 16th, 2012 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 15 (IANS) In its first cabinet meeting, the Uttar Pradesh government Thursday approved the promise made by the Samajwadi Party (SP) in its manifesto to distribute free laptops ... Read more...

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Exam time: Another helpline for stressed students


February 10th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) Students bogged down by exam stress and anxiety have some more help available -- a Delhi-based hospital's mental health helpline Friday announced special arrangements for ... Read more...

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Need to review criteria for scholarships, says CBSE chairman


December 1st, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Central Board of Secondary Education Chairman Vineet Joshi Thursday called for a study to examine whether scholarships were reaching the needy students as the criteria ... Read more...

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Online engineering entrance exam from next year


September 13th, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) An online entrance exam for engineering aspirants will be held by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) in 22 cities next year, an official ... Read more...

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Student’s plea against central board rejected


September 3rd, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has dismissed a Class 12 student's plea for action against the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) under the transparency law ... Read more...

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Student can inspect evaluated answer sheet: Apex court


August 10th, 2011 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday held that students have the right to inspect and photocopy their answer sheets after their evaluation under the Right To Information ... Read more...

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Balance study and play, say Class 12 toppers


May 23rd, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Balancing study with play is the formula for success, say students who have topped the Class 12 CBSE exams.Nikhil Pandhi from Vasant Valley school of ... Read more...

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Malayalam to be made compulsory in Kerala schools: Left manifesto


March 15th, 2011 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 15 (IANS) Malayalam will be made a compulsory subject in all schools in Kerala if the Left Democratic Front is voted back to power in the April ... Read more...

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Museum of performing arts to come up in Delhi


March 8th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) The Delhi Development Authority has been asked to allot five acres of land in Dwarka area of west Delhi for a building to house a ... Read more...

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Class 12, 10 board exams begin Tuesday


February 28th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Over 769,929 students are set to appear in the Class 12 exam of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) which start Tuesday, a board official said. ... Read more...

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China welcomes India’s decision to introduce Chinese as foreign language


December 16th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 16 (ANI): Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao on Thursday welcomed a decision by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) of India to introduce Chinese as a foreign language in ... Read more...

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India-China friends forever: Wen Jiabao


December 15th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) "India-China friends forever" was the message sent out by Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao when he visited the Tagore International School here Wednesday to interact with its ... Read more...

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India-China friends forever: ‘Grandpa’ Wen’s message to students


December 15th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 15 (ANI): The Premier of the State Council of the People's Republic of China, Wen Jiabao, was addressed as 'Grandpa' by the children during his visit to the Tagore ... Read more...

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India, China to discuss stapled visas, to launch CEOs forum


December 14th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) India and China will try to iron out differences over a host of contentious issues, including stapled visas for residents of Jammu and Kashmir, as ... Read more...

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Delhi students to flaunt their Mandarin before Wen


December 13th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Nearly 50 students and teachers from a city school will showcase their proficiency in Mandarin to Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao Wednesday when he arrives here on his ... Read more...

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Ruchika case: School principal innocent, says church official


December 3rd, 2010 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 2 (IANS) The principal of the Sacred Heart School, where teenaged molestation victim Ruchika Girhotra studied but was expelled from allegedly at the behest of tainted Haryana cop S.P.S. ... Read more...

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Online entrance test planned for budding engineers


November 22nd, 2010 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The All India Engineering Entrance Examination (AIEEE) will be conducted online on a limited scale next year for admission to technology institutes and deemed universities, the Central ... Read more...

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Not in favour now of common entrance exam: Apex court told


November 12th, 2010 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) The union health ministry Friday told the Supreme Court that "at this stage" it was not in favour of integrated entrance examination for medical and engineering streams.The ... Read more...

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Why opposed to common entrance test: Supreme Court to health ministry


October 29th, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Asking the union health ministry why it was opposed to the Central Board of Secondary Education's (CBSE) plan to hold a common entrance test for engineering, medical ... Read more...

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Court notices to government, CBSE on seat allotment system


September 15th, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notices to the Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD), Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), and the Chairman of the Central ... Read more...

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Vocational education will lead to inclusive education: Kapil Sibal


July 20th, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 20 (ANI): Union Human Resource and Development (HRD) Minister Kapil Sibal on Tuesday said vocational education is a means of empowerment of children through imparting skills, which will lead ... Read more...

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Sibal launches courses on Mass Media Studies, Geospatial Practices


July 19th, 2010 - 10:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 19 (ANI): Union Human Resource and Development (HRD) Minister Kapil Sibal on Monday launched courses on Mass Media Studies (Academic/Vocational) and Geospatial Practices (Vocational) to be offered by the ... Read more...

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Medical Council ponders common entrance exam for budding doctors (Lead)


June 29th, 2010 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) The Medical Council of India (MCI), the apex medical education regulator, Tuesday said a common entrance exam for medical courses is on the cards. The board of governors ... Read more...

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Medical Council ponders common entrance exam for medical courses


June 29th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) The board of governors that took over the functions of the Medical Council of India (MCI) proposed Tuesday a common entrance exam for medical courses from the ... Read more...

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